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U.S. GAO - New Tobacco Products: FDA Needs to Set Time Frames for Its Review Process

the Secretary of Health and Human Services should direct the Commissioner of FDA to establish performance measures that include time frames for making final decisions on SE submissions and Exemption from SE submissions.
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Oct 24, 2013 11:53

NEW TOBACCO PRODUCTS: FDA Needs to Set Time Frames for Its Review Process (PDF)

Report to the Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Senate
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Oct 24, 2013 12:18

[Europe, UK] Johan Gabrielsson

In 2011, Swedish Match recruited Gabrielsson through PR firm Kreab Gavin Anderson, employing him specifically to lobby the European Commission in Brussels on the revision of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), in particular the EU ban on snus. In a 201 (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2013 12:04

Americans Who Hate Their Jobs Are More Likely to Smoke

Americans who are emotionally disconnected from their work and workplace, or "actively disengaged," are slightly more likely to smoke than those who are "engaged" or "not engaged" on the job. Eighteen percent of actively disengaged workers smoke vs. 15% o
Gallup Organization
added Aug 29, 2013 12:40

Underage tobacco sales bottom out

Retail tobacco sales to minors has dropped from 40 percent in 1997 to just 9.1 percent this year following implementation of a federal-state inspection program intended to curb underage smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2013 11:03

Study cites progress in curbing tobacco sales to minors

Story Highlights * Synar program aims to reduce illegal tobacco sales * Report: All states and U.S. jurisdictions met their goals * CDC: Tobacco use is leading preventable cause of death in USA
USA Today
added Aug 27, 2013 10:46

State/federal effort to reduce illegal tobacco sales to minors shows continued success

A new report on the Synar Amendment program – a federal and state partnership aimed at ending illegal tobacco sales to minors -- shows that all the states and the District of Columbia have continued to meet their goals of curtailing sales of tobacco to u
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:05

[UK] Simpson's Paradox: What Can Happen if You Ignore an Important Variable

This data set illustrates what has come to be known as Simpson's paradox, a reversal of the direction of a comparison or an association when data from several groups are combined to form a single group.
Ohio State University
added Aug 26, 2013 11:27

Australian teens are going off smoking but are bingeing on spirits and beer at unsupervised parties

The proportion of younger students (12-15 years old) who currently smoked cigarettes was the lowest on record at four per cent, but older students (16-17 years old) hadn't changed in their habits since 2008, with 13 per cent revealing they had smoked in t
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Aug 24, 2013 11:47

Oklahoma smoking rate falls to historic low, improves from 47th to 39th in nation

Lepard said the increase in the percentage of people who have never smoked can be attributed partly to successful prevention programs that target children. While the state's smoke-free laws might not be as broad as some advocates and health officials w
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 24, 2013 11:49
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